Expert Investor: Bill Browder – Putin’s #1 Enemy

In by Sascha KellyLeave a Comment

Bill is the CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management, which at one time was the largest foreign portfolio investor in Russia, and in 1997 was the best performing fund in the world – up 238%! Bill was the driving force behind the Magnitsky Act, a law to punish Russian human rights violators, which was signed into law by President Obama in 2012 and subsequently adopted by a number of governments around the world including Canada in 2017 and the UK in 2018. He is the author of the best-selling book Red Notice: How I became Putin’s Number 1 Enemy.

In this conversation, he reflects on the unique discovery of first investment, the way his investing perspectives have shifted over the decades, the global impacts of the Magnitsky Act (and the international perspective of Australia’s position on the policy), and why he thinks the legal disruptor app Do Not Pay is a fantastic company.

Some of our favourite resources and offers to help you during your journey:

*****

Make sure you don’t miss anything Equity Mates related by signing up to our email list. And visit this page if you love everything Equity Mates and want to support our work.

*****

Any views expressed by the podcast host or any guest are their own and do not represent the views of Equity Mates Media or any other employer or associated organisation.

Always remember, all information contained in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional financial, legal or tax advice. The hosts of Equity Mates are not financial professionals and are not aware of your personal financial circumstances. Before making any financial decisions you should read the Produce Disclosure Statement (PDS) and, if necessary, consult a licensed financial professional.

For more information head to our Disclaimer Page, where you can find resources to search for a registered financial professional near you.

*****

Have you just started your investing journey? Head over to Get Started Investing – Equity Mates 12-part series with all the fundamentals you need to feel confident to start your investing journey.

Want more Equity Mates? Come to our website and subscribe to Equity Mates Investing Podcast, social media channels, Thought Starters mailing list and more at or check out our Youtube channel.

Equity Mates is part of the Acast Creator Network.

Leave a Comment